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  • Wine Chateau Maucaillou Le B Par Bordeaux Superiieur 2016

Chateau Maucaillou Le B Par Bordeaux Superiieur 2016

$20.00
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Varieties: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc

The CAVES AND ENTREPOTS DE MOULIS (Moulis Cellars and Warehouses) were built in 1871 in the heart of the Upper Médoc, next to the Moulis railway station. At the time, the owners were the PETIT-LAROCHE family, 19th-century wine merchants, whose head office was located 104 cours Saint-Louis in Bordeaux. The family chose the location near the station because horse-drawn carriages had only a short distance to cover to load their wines on trains travelling to destinations throughout Europe. As Messrs Petit Laroche put it at the time: “The purpose of the Entrepôts de Moulis Company is to market, both in Bordeaux and abroad, Médoc wines stored in cellars built by the company opposite Moulis station, a central location between Margaux, Pauillac, Saint-Julien and Saint-Estèphe”. The magnificent freestone building originally covered 3,000 m². It was built “with painstaking care and all the perfecting conducive to excellent cellaring of wines. A vast corridor or wall walk goes around t...

2016 / bordeaux / bordeauxsuperieur / cabernetfranc / cabernetsauvignon / France / merlot / red / still